Scout Adventures Youlbury, Oxfordshire for Youth and Schools

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Youth Property Type: 
Outdoor Centre
Large activity centre in Oxford perfect for school and youth groups

Residential venue for youth, school and corporate groups.
Scout Adventures Youlbury, Oxfordshire, sleeps 126 in 28 bedrooms.

Youlbury Scout Activity Centre offers both indoor accommodation as well as camping, making it an ideal choice for residential as well as day trips at any time of the year.

There are also a wide range of both high adrenaline and more traditional activities, from the 3G swing to backwoods cooking, abseiling to orienteering. At Youlbury we have all this and much, much more.

Youlbury can offer the opportunity for indoor residential experiences, with accommodation for up to 126 people across five lodges - Centenary Lodge, Camping Headquarters, The Gulf Building, The Brazier Building and The Den.

New in 2013: Centenary Lodge - a luxury 36 bed lodge with en-suites, a fully fitted kitchen and a large communal area.

Coming in July 2014: Luxury 50 bed lodge.

Our specialist instructors are skilled at working with group leaders and organisers to plan the perfect visit to our centre. With options including self or full programme, where our staff will work with you as little or as much as you need, you can be assured that your visit will suit perfectly your group’s requirements, objectives and skill levels for the ultimate outdoor adventure.

Being owned and run by The Scout Association you can be assured that we have plenty of experience working with children and young people, whatever their age and capability.

Whether you are after lesson plans and ideas or a full programme run by our on site activity team, we should have something to suit your needs and make your stay with us a perfect choice.

Activities such as archery, climbing and rifle shooting are available on site, with prices from as little as £30.60 per session. Activities are suitable for a group size of up to 12 people.

For a full range of activities and accommodation prices please contact us with your specific needs.


All our lodges have fully equipped kitchens suitable for self catering groups.
Each lodge has a separate communal/dining area.
Each lodge has a separate communal/dining area, but not a specified sitting room.
TV and music facilities are not provided within our lodges.
Please contact the centre for more details on mobile phone coverage and landline facilities.
We do not have a games room.
All our lodges have heating. Fires are permitted in designated areas around the camp site.
Our lodges contain bedrooms ranging in size from 2 - 10 beds. The majority of the beds are bunk beds.
Bed linen, towels and t-towels are not provided.
Each lodge has bathroom/toilet facilities. None of the bedrooms are en suite.
We will try to assist if possible. Please contact us to talk about your requirements.
Scout Adventures Youlbury is child friendly and has a range of activities to suit all age groups. There is not a nursery/playgroup on site.
Scout Adventures Youlbury has a range of outdoor activities for all age groups. Take part in archery, climbing, pioneering and zip-wire.
We do not have a swimming pool on site.
There is on site parking available for our guests.
Smoking is not permitted in any of our buildings/lodges. Smoking is only permitted in designated areas of our site.
Sorry, we do not accept pets on site.


Set in 42 acres of woodland in rural Oxfordshire, Youlbury Scout Activity Centre is situated just 15 minutes from Oxford City Centre.
Oxford City Centre is a 15 minute drive.
There are a range of supermarkets and other shops within a 15 minute drive of Scout Adventures Youlbury. Including Tesco and Sainsburys in Oxford City Centre.
There are a range of pubs and restaurants in and around Oxford City Centre and within a 15 minute drive of Scout Adventures Youlbury.

Booking Information

Prices for indoor accommodation start at £9.20 per person per night (Based on The Gulf Building at full capacity. Food not included). Prices for individual activities from as little as £30.60 per session.

Self Catering
Outside Caterers
Other Meals
Full Board Only
Leader Rooms
Risk Assessment
Educational Focus
Presentation Aids
Outdoor Activities
Disabled Facilities

Getting here

Boars Hill
United Kingdom
Oxford and Radley train stations are the the nearest train stations to Youlbury.
There is a bus stop on Boars Hill (15 minute walk) with regular buses to and from Oxford.
London Oxford Airport is just 20 minutes away from Youlbury. Heathrow is 1 hour away and Luton Airport is 1 hour 15 minutes away.

Rental Rates

Prices for indoor accommodation start at £9.20 per person per night (Based on The Gulf Building at full capacity. Food not included)

Camping, day visits and activities are also available.

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Scout Adventures Youlbury, Oxfordshire

George Lewis

+44 (0)1865 326 264
Boars Hill
United Kingdom